9-1- If AL is primarily proprietary, with facilities having fireplaces, fancy dining rooms, and other special decor to compete for

 9-1- If AL is primarily proprietary, with facilities having fireplaces, fancy dining rooms, and other special decor to compete for “tenants”, should taxpayers have to pay for these amenities, or should the be facilities pay? why not just place such people in a nursing home? 9-2- What are the pros and cons for using medication aides in AL, even in dementia units? 9-3- What would be the advantages and disadvantages of standardizing AL regulations at the national level (like for nursing homes) rather than having each state legislature enact regulations for its state?